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preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
underscore - underline; emphasize
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced